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Edmund Barton Quotes and Sayings

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It is the duty of the State to educate,
and the right of the people to demand education.
- Edmund Barton

If it is the duty of the State to educate,
it is the duty of the State also to bear the burden of education,
namely, the taxation out of which education is provided.
- Edmund Barton

I say further that our system of education should be unsectarian.
- Edmund Barton

The difference between the denominational system and
the public school system is all the difference between
bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other.
- Edmund Barton

 

Creating a nation requires the will of the people!
- Edmund Barton

I was for two years a pupil at the Model School in
Fort street which was then conducted upon the Irish national system,
and if any special religious instruction was given
in connection with that system,
I do not recollect it.
- Edmund Barton

A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise,
must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise
the great powers with which they are invested.
- Edmund Barton

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If co-operation is a duty, I hold that non-co-operation
also under certain conditions is equally a duty.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Love is a better teacher than duty.
- Albert Einstein

Only aim to do your duty,
and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
- Thomas Jefferson

Let's have faith that right makes might;
and in that faith let us, to the end,
dare to do our duty as we understand it.
- Abraham Lincoln

Non-cooperation with evil is as much a duty as is cooperation with good.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

No duty is more urgent than that of returning thanks.
- James Allen

All the great things are simple,
and many can be expressed in a single word:
freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
- Winston Churchill

Infinite striving to be the best is man's duty;
it is its own reward.
Everything else is in God's hands.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I long to accomplish a great and noble task,
but it is my chief duty to accomplish small tasks
as if they were great and noble.
- Helen Keller

It is better to do one's own duty,
however defective it may be,
than to follow the duty of another,
however well one may perform it.
He who does his duty as
his own nature reveals it, never sins.
- Lao Tzu

Service to others is only noble when is is a choice
- a free-will gift.
Anything done out of a sense of obligation
or responsibility or duty becomes a burden
rather than a spiritual empowerment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out
where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
- George Carlin

When a stupid man is doing something he is ashamed of,
he always declares that it's his duty.
- George Bernard Shaw

We'll try to cooperate fully with the IRS,
because, as citizens, we feel a strong patriotic duty not to go to jail.
- Dave Barry

Where it is a duty to worship the sun it is pretty
sure to be a crime to examine the laws of heat.
- John Morley

To send light into the darkness of men's hearts -
such is the duty of the artist.
- Robert Schumann

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
- Phillips Brooks

We require from buildings two kinds of goodness:
first,
the doing their practical duty well:
then that they be graceful and pleasing in doing it.
- John Ruskin

To keep the body in good health is a duty...
otherwise we shall not be able
to keep our mind strong and clear.
- The Buddha

No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels.
Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain
the true duty of patriots.
- Barbara Ehrenreich

The dead cannot cry out for justice.
It is a duty of the living to do so for them.
- Lois McMaster Bujold

It is the patriotic duty of every man to lie for his country.
- Alfred Adler

In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty,
but in Chicago it's a sport.
- Dick Gregory

God gave me a great body and it's my duty to take care of my physical temple.
- Jean Claude Van Damme

We have now sunk to a depth at which restatement of
the obvious is the first duty of intelligent men.
- George Orwell

Power has only one duty - to secure the social welfare of the People.
- Benjamin Disraeli

IN trying to recall my impressions during my short
war duty as an officer in the Austrian Army,
I find that my recollections of this period are very uneven and confused.
- Fritz Kreisler

The great thing about our system of democracy is when
they call you for jury duty,
you have to come...
It's an honor and a privilege.
I was called and I've got to be here.
- Antonio Villaraigosa

The duty of helping one's self in the highest sense
involves the helping of one's neighbors.
- Samuel Smiles

The man who prefers his country before any other duty
shows the same spirit as the man who surrenders every right to the state.
They both deny that right is superior to authority.
- Lord Acton

The essence of all religions is One.
Surrender is the main duty of everyone.
Surrender means the feeling of oneness,
I and God are One. Why?
The reason is that the One
who is present in you is present in me.
- Sri Sathya Sai Baba

The preservation of health is a duty.
Few seem conscious that there is such a thing as physical morality.
- Herbert Spencer

Once imbued with the idea of a mission,
a great nation easily assumes that it has the means
as well as the duty to do God's work.
- J. William Fulbright

Not observation of a duty but liberty itself is the
pledge that assures fidelity.
- Ellen Key

Tis a sort of duty to be rich, that it may be in one's power to do good,
riches being another word for power.
- Mary Wortley

By liberty I mean the assurance that every man shall
be protected in doing what he believes is his duty
against the influence of authority and majorities,
custom and opinion.
- John Acton

May the spirit of devotion to duty which inspires us
always dominate this Committee's conferences!
- Gustav Krupp

Let's just say that I think any person who aspires,
presumes, or feels the calling to be an artist has
a built-in sense of duty.
- Patti Smith

Our duty is to encourage every one in his struggle
to live up to his own highest idea,
and strive at the same time to make the ideal as near
as possible to the Truth.
- Swami Vivekananda

My mother's studies stopped with the third year of primary school,
my father with the first.
They taught me a deep sense of duty.
But nobody was involved in politics in my family.
- Emma Bonino

I think the first duty of society is justice.
- Alexander Hamilton

Your position never gives you the right to command.
It only imposes on you the duty of so living your life
that others can receive your orders without being humiliated.
- Dag Hammarskjold

There are people who help you in life.
I've been given a helping hand, and that's why I feel
it's my duty to help younger artists.
- Hugo Pratt

No more duty can be urged upon those who are entering
the great theater of life than simple loyalty to their best convictions.
- Edwin Hubbel Chapin

The treason of which I stand convicted loses all its guilt,
has been sanctified as a duty, and will be ennobled as a sacrifice.
- Thomas Francis Meagher

Every Christian will allow that sin is an evil,
and that it is our duty not to commit sin.
- John Nelson Darby

I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out,
to share your love or pain with others.
- James Taylor

I think it's your duty to overcome what you inherit in life.
- Kelsey Grammer

The first duty of a state is to see that every child
born therein shall be well housed,
clothed, fed and educated till it attains years of discretion.
- John Ruskin

I don't understand people who like to work and talk
about it like it was some sort of goddamn duty.
Doing nothing feels like floating on warm water to me.
Delightful, perfect.
- Ava Gardner

The liberties of our country, the freedom of our civil constitution,
are worth defending against all hazards:
And it is our duty to defend them against all attacks.
- Samuel Adams

It is the soul's duty to be loyal to its own desires.
It must abandon itself to its master passion.
- Rebecca West

The worst of doing one's duty was that it apparently
unfitted one for doing anything else.
- Edith Wharton

I engaged upon those activities because I believed that,
in the dangerous circumstances which have been created in South Africa,
it was my duty to do so.
- Bram Fischer

Man is a living duty, a depository of powers that he
must not leave in a brute state.
Man is a wing.
- Jose Marti

The vow of celibacy is a matter of keeping one's word
to Christ and the Church.
a duty and a proof of the priest's inner maturity;
it is the expression of his personal dignity.
- Pope John Paul II

The one predominant duty is to find one's work and do it.
- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

For a man who has done his natural duty,
death is as natural as sleep.
- George Santayana

One single vision fills all minds: that of our independence endangered.
One single duty imposes itself upon our wills:
the duty of stubborn resistance.
- King Albert II

In everyday things the law of sacrifice takes the form of positive duty.
- James Anthony Froude

Hydrogen is the most common element in the universe,
and has the potential to become an inexpensive source
of energy for neighborhoods,
light and heavy duty vehicles, and industry.
- Charlie Dent

A task becomes a duty from the moment you suspect it
to be an essential part of that integrity which alone
entitles a man to assume responsibility.
- Dag Hammarskjold

It is the duty of Her Majesty's government neither to flap nor to falter.
- Harold MacMillan

This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the
duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound
analysis of the actual facts.
- Charlie Gonzalez


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